Bred by Dr. Henry M. Munger of Cornell University and released in 1976. It quickly set the standard for cucumbers in the USA, with its popularity soon spreading throughout Europe. Marketmore is now firmly established as one of the ‘Greats’ of the cucumber world,
Marketmore 76 cucumbers are known as slicing cucumbers. They grow straight and have smooth, dark green skin. Handling them, you’ll feel a few cucumber “spines” but there are not many and they easily rub off. These cucumbers grow between 8 to 9 inches long.
They are low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin A, Pantothenic Acid, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Potassium.